Sports equipment, games and pastimes
Leather, skin and wood
336 mm (length); 127 mm (width)
National Trust Museum of Childhood
A battledore which consists of a double-sided pear shaped head covered in skin, stretched taut over the frame with a maroon coloured edging. The handle is covered in the same maroon leather and has a gold coloured (gold leaf) design. The end of the handle has a metal stud.
Marks and inscriptions
One side of the battledore: '[ 1/ per pair]'